Frankly Speaking...

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One thing you can always count on when New Zealanders get a rush of blood to their heads and elect a National government;  tax cuts for the rich; big debt;  state asset sales to pay for tax cuts and debt; cuts to social services; and high unemployment.

The following media reports tell a story – a story most of us knew intuitively. (National/ACT supporters look away now.)

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24 August 1999

Prime Minister: Jenny Shipley

Government: National-led

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5 May 2008

Prime Minister: Helen Clark

Government: Labour-led

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3 February 2010

Prime Minister: John Key

Government: National-led

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20 July 1997

Prime Minister: Jim Bolger

Government: National-led

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December 2007

Prime Minister: Helen Clark

Government: Labour-led

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18 May 2011

Prime Minister: John Key

Government: National-led

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27 February 1997

Prime Minister: Jim Bolger

Government: National-led

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19 October 2011

Prime…

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